Cocoa powder is made from the seeds of the cacao tree and its two tablespoons contain :
1.5 grams of fat and only 25 calories, 14% magnesium and 8 % of the iron from the RDA .
According to many studies , a cup of hot cocoa contains more antioxidants than a glass of red wine or a cup of tea.
Benefits of Cocoa :
1) struggling with depression.
2) Improves memory and resistance to stress . Scientists have proved that to reduce the negative effects of stress should eat 1-2 cups of cocoa a day.
2) Protect your skin from the harmful effects of free radicals and accelerate cell regeneration .
3) Reduce the risk of developing diabetes.
4) Prevents the development of cardiovascular diseases and strengthens the walls of the arteries.
5 ) Clears the liver from toxins.
6) Slow down aging of the skin . Regular consumption of cocoa improves the appearance of the skin and slows down the aging process.
7) Reduces the risk of cancer. Suffice it to 1-2 cups a day is better with skim milk .